Medical Physicist

Cleveland Clinic in Middleburg Heights, OH

  • Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
**Description:** I. **Basic Purpose:** Under the direction of the Chief of Medical Physics at Martin Health System, the Medical Physicist participates in all aspects of the operations of the physics services, including commissioning, acceptance testing of the equipment, calibration and maintenance of dosimetry and imaging systems, implementing treatment procedures and providing physics consultations in direct patient care activities. Medical Physicist will be responsible for establishing and maintaining quality assurance, quality control and safety programs in accordance with the standards as determined by regulatory agencies. He/she will also be responsible and accountable for developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring patient care policies and procedures, standards and performance improvement activities. II. **Major Duties and Responsibilities:** 1. Complies with established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agency provisions as required. 2. Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers. Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of teamwork and collaboration. 3. Ensures the delivery of quality services in area of operations. Acts as an educational resource and is available for consultation to medical, nursing and administrative staff. 4. Participates in activities of dosimetry, calibration, and treatment planning and protection as needed. 5. Consults with physicians to ensure appropriate radiation treatment delivery. 6. Establishes and maintains communication within the department and with other hospital departments. 7. Develops relationships with professional affiliations and others as is appropriate. 8. Oversees new testing procedures and related protocol. Encourages and recommends demonstration and introduction of changes or new techniques, protocols, and equipment. 9. Supervises safety of patients and staff in use of radioactive materials. 10. Assures maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort, and safety of patients and staff. 11. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise. 12. Participates in corporate/medical staff committee meetings and task forces as required. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as corporate representative. 13. Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to position as mandated by Martin Health System. 14. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested. III. **Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and education):** To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the following requirements: > Must have a Master's Degree in Radiological Medical Physics or related field; PhD preferred. > License and registration as required Primary Source online verification required directly from State of Florida licensing database. Board Certification in therapeutic radiological physics. > Minimum of five years' experience in Radiation Therapy and progressive experience in all diagnostic imaging functions: radiologic tech, nuclear med, ultrasound tech, computer assisted tomography and radiation therapy training. > Familiarity with Varian technology including TrueBeam. > Expertise in treatment planning using Eclipse TPS: 3D, VMAT, IMRT, SRS, SBRT, etc. > HDR planning using BrachyVision. > Familiar with Pre-Treatment QA technologies: Portal Dosimetry, MapCheck, etc. > Analytical and problem solving skills. The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities </script>

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